World War 1: Causes and Effects

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What was the nickname given to World War 1 due to its brutal nature?

The War to End All Wars

Which of the following was a main cause of World War 1?

Militarism, alliances, imperialism, nationalism

Which alliance consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy?

Triple Alliance

What was a consequence of nationalism in the early 20th century?

The desire to form new countries and spread national identity

What was the 'Ottoman Problem'?

The annexation of multiple nations by competing powers

What was a result of the increased military spending in Europe prior to WW1?

The size of militaries in Europe doubled

What was the main reason behind Russia's mobilization in 1914?

To defend its Slavic people

What was the name of the German strategy to quickly invade France through Belgium?

The Schlieffen Plan

What was the result of the Battle of Verdun in 1916?

A stalemate with no territory gained

What was the main consequence of the sinking of the SS Lusitania?

The United States joined the war on the Allied side

What was the main outcome of the Treaty of Versailles?

Germany was forced to surrender its colonies

What was the result of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia?

Russia dropped out of the war

What was the main consequence of the Mandate System?

France and Britain gained control over new territories

What was the main consequence of the German Weimar Republic's economic policies?

A significant increase in inflation

What was the main idea behind the Kellogg-Briand Pact?

To make war illegal

What was the main consequence of the economic practices of corporations during World War I?

A significant increase in production leading to recessions

What was the main purpose of the Marshall Plan in 1947?

To loan money to European countries for post-war reconstruction

What event in 1957 marked a significant milestone in the space race?

Launch of Sputnik 2

What was the main consequence of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962?

The Soviet Union withdrew its nuclear missiles from Cuba

What was the significance of the Berlin Wall in 1989?

It fell, marking the end of the Cold War

What was the main factor contributing to globalization?

Advances in transportation and communication technology

What was the outcome of the Yalta Conference in 1945?

The division of Europe into Eastern and Western blocs

Test your knowledge on the causes and effects of World War 1, a global conflict that involved 30 nations and was fought on 6 continents. Learn about the role of imperialism, nationalism, and militarism in the war. Discover how the war changed the world and led to the Treaty of Versailles.

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